HPU Students Awarded Start-up Funds at Annual Elevator Pitch Competition

Joseph Cochrane-Brown was awarded first place in HPU’s Elevator Pitch Competition and took home the grand prize of $2,500. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 17, 2017 – High Point University celebrated Global Entrepreneurship Week Nov. 13-17 with a variety of activities for students, including an opportunity to win start-up funds for their business plans. The HPU Entrepreneurship […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions: Director of Vocal Studies to Perform ‘The Polar Express’ with NC Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, director of vocal studies at HPU, was selected to be a narrator and soloist for “The […]

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HPU Event Management Program Wins International Award for Second Year

Biaett and one of his event management classes showcase the international award their program has garnered. HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 16, 2017 – For the second consecutive year, High Point University’s event management program in the Nido R. Qubein School of Communication has recently received international recognition as the best event management bachelor’s degree. Dr. […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 13, 2017 – High Point University welcomed six new staff members during the month of October. They are as follows:   William Vaile joined HPU’s School of Health Sciences as the simulation center manager for the Department of Physician Assistant Studies. He is responsible for assisting professors with the simulation aspects […]

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HPU Honors Hundreds of Veterans During Annual Veterans Day Celebration

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 10, 2017 – Nearly 1,100 veterans and community members gathered on the campus of High Point University this morning for a celebration honoring the men and women who have served their country. Veterans were welcomed to the James H. And Jesse E. Millis Athletic and Convocation Center with a red carpet […]

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HPU Theatre Presents ‘Cabaret’

HIGH POINT, N.C., Nov. 2, 2017 – Get ready to take a step back in time to 1930s Berlin, as the musical “Cabaret” explores a crumbling Germany that is easily seduced by entertainment and tempted to look the other way as the world falls apart. High Point University Theatre will present the award-winning musical at […]

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HPU Hosts Congdon Hall Community Open House

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 27, 2017 – Hundreds of High Point community members attended Thursday night’s High Point University Community Open House for the newly constructed Congdon Hall.   The event was free and open to the public and provided community members with a special look inside of the state-of-the-art facility, complete with presentations and […]

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Insider’s Look at the New Congdon Hall

Innovation is woven throughout High Point University’s DNA. Congdon Hall is a reflection of that. At $120 million total, these programs and this facility reflect the single largest investment in HPU’s history. Students have already begun to study in the state of the art laboratories. Graduate students preparing to become pharmacists, physician assistants and physical […]

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Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph Joins HPU as Entrepreneur in Residence

HPU is the only university where Netflix Co-Founder Marc Randolph andApple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Mentor Students through In-Residence Roles. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 23, 2017 – Marc Randolph, Netflix co-founder and Silicon Valley icon, has joined High Point University as Entrepreneur in Residence. Through this role, Randolph will work with students in a variety of […]

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HPU Officially Opens Congdon Hall

At $120 Million, the facility and graduate programs housed inside are HPU’s single largest investment in history. HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 20, 2017 – Congdon Hall is a 220,000-square-foot, state-of-the art health care education facility that shines from floor to ceiling when you step inside. Two academic schools, the Congdon School of Health Sciences and the […]

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HPU Announces New Hires

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 19, 2017 – High Point University welcomed nine new staff members during the month of September. They are as follows:   Kathleen Smith joined HPU’s Office of Institutional Advancement as an advancement officer. Her goal is to build relationships with alumni, parents and friends in support of the university’s mission and […]

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HPU Announces Academic and Professional Achievements

HIGH POINT, N.C., Oct. 13, 2017 – High Point University students, faculty and staff recently received the following academic and professional awards and recognitions.     Music Professor Performs with the North Carolina Symphony Dr. Scott MacLeod, assistant professor of voice at HPU, recently performed as a soloist with the North Carolina Symphony “Pops” tour. […]

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HPU’s Fall Family Weekend Welcomes Thousands to Campus and City

Families packaged 20,000 meals for local agencies HIGH POINT, N.C., Sept. 25, 2017 – High Point University welcomed approximately 5,000 visitors during Fall Family Weekend on Sept. 22-24. The annual fall event is a time for HPU students and families to experience together the university’s academic and cultural opportunities, as well as offerings throughout the […]

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